Fishhook, Lure, and Line

possibly Samoa

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collected 1838-1842

Plant fiber, sea shell, and tortoise shell

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Acquired in an exchange from the Smithsonian Institution

13.2.609

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Polynesia, Samoa

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Classification

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842; transferred by order of the United States Congress to the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (no. 4509), 1857; acquired by the Dartmouth College Museum, Hanover, New Hampshire, in an exchange, 1880‘s; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Smithsonian Instutitue # 4509; DCM Red #13.40

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